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  • n.死亡;死神;毁灭;生命的终止
  • Web死亡金属;灭亡;即死
Plural Form:deaths  
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n.
1.
[c]
死;死亡the fact of sb dying or being killed
a sudden/violent/peaceful, etc. death
猝死、横死、安详的死等
the anniversary of his wife's death
他妻子的忌日
an increase in deaths from cancer
癌症死亡人数的增加
He died a slow and painful death.
他缓慢而痛苦地死去。
2.
[u]
生命的终止;死亡状态the end of life; the state of being dead
Two children were burnt to death in the fire(= they died as a result of the fire) .
两个孩子被大火烧死。
He's drinking himself to death(= so that it will kill him) .
他这样喝酒非醉死不可。
Police are trying to establish the cause of death .
警方在设法确定死因。
Do you believe in life after death ?
你相信来世吗?
a death camp(= a place where prisoners are killed, usually in a war)
死亡集中营(常指战争中杀害俘虏的地方)
He was sentenced to death(= to be executed ) .
他被判处死刑。
3.
[u]
~ of sth
永久的灭亡;毁灭;破灭the permanent end or destruction of sth
the death of all my plans
我所有计划的破灭
the death of fascism
法西斯主义的灭亡
4.
[u]
死神the power that destroys life, imagined as human in form
Death is often shown in paintings as a human skeleton.
死神在绘画作品中常以骷髅形式出现。

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